TechSnap is a great Internet  news show, for system administrators. These guys talk about a lot of cool things, like hacking and security. They have a large number of episodes that will teach you what you want to know. Check out their episodes below. You can check them, and there other shows, out at:

TechSNAP Video Feed Announcment

Thursday January 11th, 2018 07:10:19 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
An announcement about the future of the video feed you’re current subscribed to. Time to update! 🙂

Trials of TLS | TechSNAP 350

Friday December 29th, 2017 06:37:43 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The trials and tribulations of the long journey to TLS 1.3 & the “middleware” that’s keeping us from having nice things. Plus a pack of Leaky S3 bucket stories & the data that was exposed.

Then we do a deep dive into some SMB fundamentals & practical tips to stay on top of suspicious network traffic.

All Natural Namespaces | TechSNAP 349

Friday December 22nd, 2017 08:24:08 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Network Namespaces have been around for a while, but there may be be some very practical ways to use them that you’ve never considered. Wes does a deep dive into a very flexible tool.

Plus what might be the world’s most important killswitch, the real dollar values for stolen credentials & the 19 year old attack that’s back.

Server Neglect | TechSNAP 348

Saturday December 16th, 2017 12:16:30 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Authors of one of the most infamous botnets of all time get busted, researchers discover keyloggers built into HP Laptops, the major HomeKit flaw no one is talking about & the new version of FreeNAS packs a lot of features for a point release.

Plus an update on the show and what to expect & we attempt something TechSNAP could never do as a video production, a live double FreeNAS upgrade!

A Farewell to Dan | TechSNAP 347

Thursday November 30th, 2017 10:36:56 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
We say farewell to Dan, but don't despair, we've still got a ton of great topics to cover as we say goodbye. We compare the handling of recent data breaches at imgur & DJI, share some in-depth guides on beefing up your security posture & see Dan off with some of your finest feedback and the world's tastiest roundup.

Neutral Nets | TechSNAP 346

Tuesday November 21st, 2017 01:57:55 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We get depressed over some new stats confirming our worst fears about the huge number of outdated and unpatched android systems. But, in some good news, Github wants to help you, and your open source projects, stay secure with their new Security Alerts feature. We discuss the details and what it needs to be relevant.

Plus some handy tips for getting out of a sticky situation in git, a net neutrality PSA, and some big news from Dan.

Namespaces GOTO Jail | TechSNAP 345

Saturday November 18th, 2017 09:14:47 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We can't contain our excitement as we dive deep into the world of jails, zones & so-called linux containers. Dan shares his years of experience using the time-tested original bad boy of containers, FreeBSD jails. Wes breaks down cgroups, namespaces & explains how they come together to create a container. Plus we discuss similarities, differences, workflows & more!

And of course your fantastic feedback, a record setting round-up & so much more!

SSL Strippers | TechSNAP 344

Wednesday November 8th, 2017 08:39:34 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
You may think that’s a secure password field, but don’t be fooled! We’ve got the disturbing tale of some negligent websites & their fraudulent fonts. Then, some top tips to evaluate the security of your banking institutions & best practices for verbal passwords. Plus, a controversial discussion of opsec, obfuscation, security & you!


Wednesday November 1st, 2017 06:01:05 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We've got some top tips to turn you from ssh-novice to port-forwarding master. Plus the latest on the confusing story of Kaspersky, the NSA & a bone-headed contractor. Then, our backup sense is tingling, with the story of $30,000 lost to a forgotten pin.

And of course your fantastic feedback, a record setting round-up & so much more on this week's episode of TechSNAP!


Wednesday October 25th, 2017 05:12:13 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
We air Microsoft's dirty laundry as news leaks about their less than stellar handling of a security database breach, plus a fascinating story of deceit, white lies, and tacos; all par for the course in the world of social engineering, and we find out that so-called-smart cards might not be so smart, after it is revealed that millions are vulnerable to a crippling cryptographic attack & more!

HAMR Time | TechSNAP 341

Wednesday October 18th, 2017 04:34:27 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
We've got bad news for Wifi-lovers as the KRACK hack takes the world by storm; We have the details & some places to watch to make sure you stay patched. Plus, some distressing revelations about third party access to your personal information through some US mobile carriers. Then we cover the ongoing debate over HAMR, MAMR, and the future of hard drive technology & take a mini deep dive into the world of elliptic curve cryptography.

Spy Tapes | TechSNAP 340

Friday October 13th, 2017 02:14:13 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
We try our hand at spycraft with a set of espionage themed stories covering everything from the latest troubles at Kaspersky to the strategic implications of responsible disclosure at the NSA. Plus, a few more reasons to be careful with what you post on social media & a fascinating discussion of the ethics of running a data breach search service.

Laying Internet Pipe | TechSNAP 339

Thursday October 5th, 2017 10:45:27 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We cover the problematic implications of SESTA, the latest internet regulations proposed in the US, plus some PR troubles for CBS's Showtime after cryptocoin mining software was found embedded in their webpage & Dan gets excited as we discuss why tape-powered backups are still important for many large organizations.

And of course your feedback, a fantastic round-up & so much more on this week's episode of TechSNAP!

Patch Your S3it | TechSNAP 338

Wednesday September 27th, 2017 07:42:47 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Distrustful US allies further delay the NSA’s new crypto, Viacom’s leaky buckets almost expose its entire IT infrastructure, plus a few more Equifax mishaps & a government spyware tool that might just be masquerading as your favorite app.

And of course your feedback, a fantastic round-up & so much more on this week's episode of techsnap!


Wednesday September 20th, 2017 03:42:18 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
That Equifax hack? So last week! This weeks vulnerability is BlueBorne, a new attack on just about every bluetooth capable device. We've got the details, and what you need to know to get patched. Plus some of our favorite overlooked shell commands & a breakdown of the ACLUs recent lawsuit to protect your rights at the border.

Equihax | TechSNAP 336

Wednesday September 13th, 2017 06:56:05 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
Equifax got hacked, some top tips for staying safe & a debate over just who's to blame for vulnerable open source software. Then Google's breaking up with Symantec & we take a little time for Sysadmin 101, this time, ticketing systems.

Extended Usefulness | TechSNAP 335

Wednesday September 6th, 2017 05:23:12 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
We're extending your filesystems usefulness with extended attributes! We learn what they are & how they might be useful. Plus, we take a look behind the scenes of a major spambot operation & check in with Bruce Schneier on the state of internet privacy.

HPKP: Hard to Say, Hard to Use | TechSNAP...

Wednesday August 30th, 2017 05:59:32 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
We discuss, and struggle to pronounce, the difficulties in deploying HTTP public key pinning & some possible alternatives you should consider. Then we get excited for (n+1)sec, a new protocol for distributed multiparty chat encryption & explore the nuances of setting up home VPN gateway!

Rsync On Ice | TechSNAP 333

Friday August 25th, 2017 03:31:30 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We take a trip to the ends of the earth and hear some stories of tech support in Antarctica, cover a surprisingly reasonable new suggested standard for responsible disclosure & discuss Kreb's latest adventures in the world of deep-insert credit card skimmers.

And of course your feedback, a fantastic round-up & so much more!

Leaky Pumps | TechSNAP 332

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 07:37:30 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

With some clever new card skimmer tech we’ve got one more reason to watch your wallet at the gas pump, plus a few handy recommendations for postgres migrations & Dan dives deep into his quest for the ultimate boot and nuke experience.

Plus your feedback, a fantastic round-up & so much more!

BTRFS is Toast | TechSNAP 331

Wednesday August 9th, 2017 06:42:54 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We discuss just how hard, or not, responsible disclosure really is, share some sad news about the status of BTRFS on RHEL, a few more reasons to use ZFS.

Then, we find out if our passwords have been cracked, reveal Dan’s password hashes live on air & more!

Netflix Lab Rats | TechSNAP 330

Wednesday August 2nd, 2017 07:17:42 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Dan does some sleuthing & finds that the story of a major data leak isn't quite what it seems, then a new Talos report that shows a large number of unpatched & unprotected memcached servers. We discuss just how bad that might be. Plus, between some excellent feedback & Dan's recent adventures, we've got a itty bitty ZFS deep dive.

And of course your feedback, a fantastic round-up & so much more on this week's episode of TechSNAP.

Teeny Weeny DNS Server | TechSNAP 329

Wednesday July 26th, 2017 06:28:35 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
We've got the latest on some mysterious mac malware that's been lurking for years, a handy new tool to help you monitor, backup and generally work with your DNS infrastructure & possibly more problems for Symantec, the certificate authority who just can't seem to get things right.

LetsEncrypt is a SNAP | TechSNAP 328

Wednesday July 19th, 2017 06:48:43 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The recent ‘Devil’s Ivy’ vulnerability has caused quite a rash in the security journalism community. Is it as bad as poison ivy or just a bunch of hyperbole? We discuss. Plus you’ve heard of public key encryption, but what lies beyond? We cover some possible alternatives and the problem of identity.

Then Dan’s got the latest on his Let’s encrypt setup including a brand new open source tool you too can use!

Unsecured IO | TechSNAP 327

Wednesday July 12th, 2017 08:13:36 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

GNUPG has just released a fix for a dangerous side-channel attack that could expose your private key, a leak of NASDAQ test data was picked up by real news organizations and caused a bit of a panic & the fascinating story of a security researched who managed to take over all .io domains with a little sleuthing and a few domain registrations.

Plus Dan's got so much new stuff it has its own segment, and of course your feedback, a fantastic round-up & so much more!

Broadband from Space | TechSNAP 326

Wednesday July 5th, 2017 06:53:43 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
A new satellite broadband ISP has approval to serve the US, are their low-latency claims too good to be true? UK Law enforcement claims that visiting the dark web is a potential sign of terrorism, watch out tor users! Then we follow a Krebs’ deep dive into the wild world of robocalls.

Plus Dan’s latest Let’s Encrypt updates, your fantastic feedback, a robust roundup & so much more!

Google Reads Your Email | TechSNAP 325

Wednesday June 28th, 2017 04:24:54 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We go to air just as a massive cyberattack strikes Europe, Google stops reading your email, well sorta maybe & we discuss the latest debate over US government access to overseas data.

Plus some fantastic feedback, a robust roundup & so much more!

DNS Mastery | TechSNAP 324

Wednesday June 21st, 2017 06:07:07 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We’ve got the latest on the ‘Stack Crash’ vulnerability affecting a UNIX OS near you. Plus thanks to a recent RNC data leak we’ve got your name, address, birthday & a lot more personal information!

Then Dan does a deep dive on his DNS infrastructure, some recent improvements & his integration with Let’s Encrypt.

Plus some fantastic feedback, a robust roundup & so much more!

Comment & Control | TechSNAP 323

Wednesday June 14th, 2017 11:26:56 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
Dan's back from BSDCAN with peanut butter, taps, and a new library that's the source of all truth. Then we've got the story of Britney Spears latest career move: controlling botnets through Instagram comments & Dan teaches us about steganography and how it helped catch an NSA leaker.

Plus some fantastic feedback, a robust roundup & so much more!

#NotMyInternet | TechSNAP 322

Wednesday June 7th, 2017 04:33:08 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
We discuss who really controls the internet & just how centralized and potentially vulnerable it has become. Plus the latest security letdowns from Windows 10, the story of a questionably ethical hacker & Zomato's data breach.

Plus some fantastic feedback, a robust roundup & so much more!

A Burrito Stole My Money | TechSNAP 321

Wednesday May 31st, 2017 05:37:31 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
Not only is the UK leaving the Eurozone, they are starting their own internet, this time with more surveillance! Then we’ve got some top tips on getting recruited by the Israeli NSA & the details of some new WannaCry wannabes that may be infecting a windows server near you.

Plus some fantastic feedback, a robust roundup & so much more!

Kill Switch Engage | TechSNAP 320

Wednesday May 24th, 2017 02:17:45 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We've got another round of WannaCry analysis, the latest on the FCCs battle over Net neutrality. Then IPv6 Tunnels & you, a 2017 check-in.

Plus some fantastic feedback, a robust roundup & so much more!

When IT Security Cries | TechSNAP 319

Wednesday May 17th, 2017 05:38:33 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The WannaCry Worm has brought the world to tears. We've got the latest details, conspiracy theories, fallout & some tissues.

Plus a keylogger that may be hiding in your audio driver, some great hardware recommendations from the audience, your great feedback, a hard hitting round up & so much more!

All Drives Die | TechSNAP 318

Wednesday May 10th, 2017 04:41:48 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Turns out you've been doing passwords wrong, but don't worry, we've got the latest and greatest guidance from NIST. Plus the latest numbers from BackBlaze with some interesting conclusions about enterprise drives.

Then the details about that google docs worm everyone's talking about, some top tips to stay safe & so much more!

Some Fishy Chips | TechSNAP 317

Wednesday May 3rd, 2017 09:53:26 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Intel's patched a remote execution exploit that’s been lurking in their chips for the past nine years, we’ve got the details & some handy tips to check if you’re affected. Then Dan does a deep dive into friend of the show Tarsnap: what it is, how to use it & why it’s so awesome. Plus we discuss when we use external services versus building ourselves & a few tips for lightweight backup solutions that might work for you.

Then your fantastic feedback, a riotous roundup & so much more!

PHP Steals Your Nuts | TechSNAP 316

Wednesday April 26th, 2017 07:03:42 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
The squirrels have gotten in the mailbag as the guys discuss an unfortunate new vulnerability in Squirrelmail. Plus an interesting new entrant to the anonymous domain name space from some of the internet’s most famous rabble rousers. Then Dan & Wes get just a bit jealous of Canada’s new take on net neutrality & more!

Tales of FileSystems | TechSNAP 315

Wednesday April 19th, 2017 04:57:10 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We’ve got the latest gossip on Apple’s brand new filesystem & why you should care! Plus Dan dives deep into the wonderful world of ZFS and FreeBSD jails & shows us how he is putting them to use in his latest server build.

Plus it’s your fantastic feedback, a riotous roundup & so much more!

Cyber Liability | TechSNAP 314

Wednesday April 12th, 2017 10:12:41 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We cover some fascinating new research that can steal your phone’s PIN using just the on-board sensors. Then we cover how computer security is broken from top to bottom and Dan does another deep dive, this time on everyone’s favorite database, PostgresSQL.

Plus it’s your feedback, a huge roundup & so much more!

Wifi Stack Overfloweth | TechSNAP 313

Wednesday April 5th, 2017 09:03:45 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Your Wifi Stack is under attack! But dont worry, Apple’s got the patch & we’ve got the story. Then the latest ATM hacking tips that will only cost you $15 & Dan does a deep dive into Let’s Encrypt!

Plus it’s your feedback, a huge roundup & so much more!

Privacy is Dead | TechSNAP 312

Wednesday March 29th, 2017 08:33:50 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

This week, we sell your private browsing history to the highest bidder! Oh wait, that’s your ISP! We cover the latest rollback of internet privacy regulations in the US, plus the surprisingly uplifting story of script kiddies getting their day in court, Dan does a not-so-deep dive into ZFS & explains why you should already be using it.

Plus it’s your feedback, a huge roundup & so much more!

Check Yo Checksum | TechSNAP 311

Wednesday March 22nd, 2017 09:10:46 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The guys break with the usual format & turn things over to Dan for a deep deep dive on Bacula! Then it’s the latest Yahoo hack news & a few more reasons you should already be using ZFS.

Plus it’s your feedback, a huge roundup & so much more!

Don’t Panic & P your S | TechSNAP 310

Wednesday March 15th, 2017 06:09:49 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
We crack open Vault 7 & are a little let down by what's inside, give you one more reason you should already be using ZFS & just when you thought you could trust your phone again, we’ve got the story of preinstalled Android malware. Then it’s your feedback, a huge roundup & so much more!

Bad Boy Backups | TechSNAP 309

Wednesday March 8th, 2017 05:48:07 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We’ve got the sad story of cloud-enabled toys leading to, you guessed it, leaking customer’s personal information! Plus a case of backups gone bad, but this time, it’s a good thing!

Then it’s your feedback, a huge roundup, and so much more!

Cloudy with a Chance of Leaks | TechSNAP...

Wednesday March 1st, 2017 05:39:20 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Google heard you like hashes so they broke SHA1, we've got the details.

Plus we dive in to Cloudflare's data disaster, Dan shows us his rack, your feedback, a huge roundup & so much more!


Wednesday February 22nd, 2017 05:43:07 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The details on the latest WordPress vulnerability, then the surprising, or perhaps not so surprising takeover of a cybersecurity firms website & watch out, hacker's may be using your microphone to steal your data!

Plus a packed roundup, your feedback & so much more!

Metadata Matters | TechSNAP 306

Wednesday February 15th, 2017 08:10:51 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The latest on just who has access to your private email, Dan dives deep on the GitLab Postmortem & did you know that Transport for London has been tracking your wifi? We’ve got the details.

Plus a packed roundup, your feedback & so much more!

Gambling with Code | TechSNAP 305

Wednesday February 8th, 2017 07:51:20 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We’ve got the latest on GitLabs data disaster, a clever new method to cheat at the slots & a new Netgear exploit thats coming for your network!

Plus your feedback, a giant roundup & much, much more!

Three C's to Tweet By | TechSNAP 304

Wednesday February 1st, 2017 09:24:23 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The guys cover Dropbox bugs that could be holding on to your deleted files, explain what the heck ATM ‘shimmers’ are & talk about how to keep your secret identity secret.

Plus your feedback, a packed roundup & much more!

DDos Mafia | TechSNAP 303

Wednesday January 25th, 2017 06:41:27 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
A remote vulnerability in Ansible has been patched, the latest updates on the Mirai botnet, our first TechSNAP challenge, your feedback, a gigantic roundup & so much more!


Tuesday January 17th, 2017 03:41:57 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The Github enterprise SQL scare, malware that lives in your browser, Dan’s mail server war story, your feedback, a righteous roundup & more!

Note: This is a shorter episode because the hosts are new and the first recording was also a double episode recording, expect them to get longer as the guys get more comfortable!

The Next Generation | TechSNAP 301

Wednesday January 11th, 2017 05:20:54 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Malware that evades blocking systems and getting into BSD for the first time.

Plus a fresh round up, your questions & much, much more!

2089 Days Uptime | TechSNAP 300

Friday January 6th, 2017 05:10:50 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

How the hack of DigiNotar changed the infrastructure of the Internet forever, changing the way we think about security & how to hide malware in a PNG.

Plus a packed round up, great emails & more in a packed 300th episode!

Fancy Bear Misfire.apk | TechSNAP 299

Friday December 30th, 2016 02:43:29 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

PHPMailer puts almost every PHP CMS at risk, the Fancy Bear Android Malware that has a complicated past & the new botnet that likes brag.

Plus great questions, a packed round up & much, much more!

Best of 2016 | TechSNAP 298

Thursday December 22nd, 2016 06:38:46 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
We've given the Jupiter Broadcasting staff the holidays off, so lets take this moment to have a look back at some of the best moments of TechSNAP in 2016!

The Bourne Avalanche | TechSNAP 297

Friday December 16th, 2016 04:18:42 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The Malvertising campaign that targets routers, script kiddies get a talking to & the Avalanche crime ringleader is on the run.

Plus your questions, a packed round up & more!

Schoolhouse Exploits | TechSNAP 296

Friday December 9th, 2016 05:38:18 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Project Zero breaks the chain, we share stories from our mischievous past & malware as a service gets busted.

Plus your great questions, a packed round up & much, much more!

Shift+F10 and Done | TechSNAP 295

Friday December 2nd, 2016 03:57:50 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

A researcher accidentally roots Microsoft Azure’s Red Hat Update Infrastructure, newly discovered router flaw in-the-wild & hacking Windows 10 by holding down the shift key.

Plus your questions, our answers & a great round up!

Turkey.deb | TechSNAP 294

Friday November 25th, 2016 02:34:55 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The Debian packaging flaw that exposes your server, we go over the state of the Internet... report that is & hacking 27% of the web.

Plus some great questions, a fantastic round up & much, much more!

Root in 70 Seconds | TechSNAP 293

Friday November 18th, 2016 07:48:16 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Get a root shell by holding down enter, comprising a Linux desktop using an NES & PoisonTap, the impressive little hacking tool.

Plus your great questions, a poppin’ round up & much, much more!

Unix Security Trifecta | TechSNAP 292

Thursday November 10th, 2016 04:50:22 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

It’s a trifecta of Unix vulnerabilities, our concerns with LessPass & a very valuable vulnerability.

Plus your questions, our answers, a spicy round up & much, much more!

Nuclear IoT Toaster | TechSNAP 291

Thursday November 3rd, 2016 08:49:03 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We go deep into sophisticated modular malware & meet the manufacturer who vows to recall their IoT devices used in recent attacks.

Plus home server questions, a fun round-up & more!

Internet Snow Day | TechSNAP 290

Friday October 28th, 2016 12:26:34 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

A large managed DNS provider was taken down by a DDoS, we'll tell you all about Dyn’s big outage.

Then we beat the dead dirty CoW, answer your questions, a breaking news round up & more!

Long Broken SSL History | TechSNAP 289

Friday October 21st, 2016 07:22:57 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Spreading the DDoS Disease & selling the cure, we have the audit results of TrueCrypt’s replacement & a comprehensive history of the most important events that shaped the SSL ecosystem.

Plus your great questions, our answers & much... Much MORE!

Internet of Default Passwords | TechSNAP...

Friday October 14th, 2016 08:48:02 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
The Internet of Things is the Internet of Terrible, we’ll round up the week’s stories & submit the TechSNAP solution to you the audience. Plus the security cost of Android fragmentation, great questions & a packed round up!

Open Source Botnet | TechSNAP 287

Friday October 7th, 2016 04:20:39 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The Source code for a historic botnet has been released, the tale of a DNS packet & four ways to hack ATMs.

Plus your hard questions, our answers, a rockin' roundup & more!

Botnet of Things | TechSNAP 286

Friday September 30th, 2016 03:15:05 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Krebs is hit with DDoS attack & then gets kicked off of Akamai. We’ll tell you about the record breaking details, Firefox puts it foot down, picking NFS or Samba…

Your questions, our answers, a packed Round Up & much more!

OpSec for Script Kiddies | TechSNAP 285

Thursday September 22nd, 2016 03:34:01 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The FBI arrests the script kiddies that hacked the CIA director, how Dropbox hacks your Mac & the guys behind a DDoS for hire service get busted.

Plus great questions, our answers, a rockin roundup & more!

Buffalo Overflow | TechSNAP 284

Friday September 16th, 2016 12:27:07 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Massive drive failures after a datacenter gas attack. A critical MySQL vulnerability you should know about & is Cisco responsible for the death of an MMO?

Plus great questions, our answers & much more!

I Can't Believe It's Not Ethernet | TechSNAP...

Friday September 9th, 2016 03:59:12 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

How a modified USB ethernet adapter can steal credentials, a new compression algorithm from Facebook that might be legit & the terrible terrible security of a consumer NAS.

Plus great questions, our answers, a fun roundup & much, much more!

The Shadow Knows | TechSNAP 282

Friday September 2nd, 2016 02:20:30 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The ShadowBrokers release a batch of the NSA’s tools & we dive in. A Google login issue allows for credential theft & researchers map the Netflix content delivery network!

Plus great feedback, follow up, a rockin' roundup & much, much more!

iPhishing Expedition | TechSNAP 281

Friday August 26th, 2016 02:48:05 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

iOS targeted malware in the wild, the simple approach to hacking electronic safes & how digital forensics prove a journalist was framed.

Plus your great questions, a packed round up & much more!


Thursday August 18th, 2016 04:02:29 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Microsoft leaks their golden key, allowing attackers to unlock secure boot systems, a security breach at Oracle exposes hundreds of companies & Linux has an embarrassing networking stack bug.

Plus your questions, our answers & a packed round up!

The Internet is Dying | TechSNAP 279

Thursday August 11th, 2016 02:07:56 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Why the Internet needs it’s own version of cancer researchers, bypassing chip and pin protections & the 2016 Pwnie Awards from Blackhat!

Plus your questions, our answers & much, much more!

Dangerous Dangling Quotes | TechSNAP 278

Friday August 5th, 2016 01:47:43 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

How to get an SSL certificate for other people's domains, how to decrypt HTTPS traffic with some javascript & the latest storage reliability report.

Plus great questions & a rocking round up!

Internet Power Struggle | TechSNAP 277

Friday July 29th, 2016 05:44:33 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We’re in the middle of an epic battle for power in cyberspace & Bruce Schneier breaks it down. PHP gets broken, PornHub gets hacked & the disgruntled employee who wiped the router configs on his way out the door.

Plus great emails, a packed round up & more!

Bitmap Pox | TechSNAP 276

Friday July 22nd, 2016 02:19:14 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

A new vulnerability in many websites, Oracle's Outside In Technology, Turned Inside-Out & the value of a hacked company.

Plus your questions, our answers, a really great round up & much more!

Ending Ransomware | TechSNAP 275

Friday July 15th, 2016 01:40:35 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

A potential solution to Ransomware, the 15 year bug that cost CitiGroup $7 Million dollars, Dropbox’s new middle out compression & another flaw that affects all versions of Windows.

Plus your questions, our answers, a packed roundup & more!

Windows Exploit Edition | TechSNAP 274

Friday July 8th, 2016 03:29:24 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
On this weeks episode we cover a UEFI firmware bug that is affecting computers including ThinkPads, tell you how your windows box can be totally pwned even if it's fully encrypted & talk about the shortcomings of the MD5 checksum. Plus the feedback, the roundup & more!

Make Ads GIF Again | TechSNAP 273

Friday July 1st, 2016 01:48:57 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Project Zero lays into Symantec's enterprise products, the botnet you’ll never find & the poor security of HTML5 video ads.

Plus your questions, our answers & much more!

Game of File Systems | TechSNAP 272

Friday June 24th, 2016 02:57:20 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

What’s got Windows admins in a Panic? Total chaos my friends, we’ll tell you why. Extensive coverage of Apple’s new filesystem, Ransomware that might just impress you…

Your great questions, our answers, a packed round up & much, much more!

Apple Pretend Filesystem | TechSNAP 271

Friday June 17th, 2016 02:50:33 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Why didn’t Apple choose ZFS for its new filesystem? We journey through the long history of ZFS at Apple. Plus how the BadTunnel bug can hijack traffic from all versions of Windows & should we worry about Intel’s management tech?

Plus great questions, a huge round up & much more!


Thursday June 9th, 2016 06:13:22 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The bloatware shipping on those new computers is way, way worse than you probably thought, Internet exposed printers & the thrilling story of reverse engineering an ATM skimmer. Yes that’s really a thing.

Plus great questions, our answers & more!


Friday June 3rd, 2016 12:22:49 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Windows exploits for sale at a great price, how the Internet works, yes, seriously & it's awesome!

Plus we solve some of your problems, a great roundup & more!

PIS Poor DNS | TechSNAP 268

Friday May 27th, 2016 01:37:28 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Is the “Dark Cloud” hype, or a real technology? Using DNS tunneling for remote command and control & the big problem with 1-Day exploits.

Plus your great question, our answers, a breaking news roundup & more!

My Kingdom for a VLAN | TechSNAP 267

Friday May 20th, 2016 01:39:09 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

A typo stops a billion dollar bank hack, a vulnerability in 7zip that might surprise you & the best solutions for secure remote network access.

Your great questions, our answers, a packed round up & more!

Curl Sleeper Agent | TechSNAP 266

Friday May 13th, 2016 03:39:53 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Zero-day exploits striking over 100 systems, if you think copying links to bash scripts from the internet is okay, maybe you shouldn't be root & the day Google automated itself off the internet.

Plus your questions, our answers, a huge round up & more!

Insecure Socket Layer | TechSNAP 265

Friday May 6th, 2016 04:37:06 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

A critical flaw in that bit of software tucked far far away that you never think about… Until now, we explain why ImageTragick is a pain. More OpenSSL flaws & fraudsters stealing tax data from the motherload.

Plus great questions, our answers, a packed Round up & more!

On Target | TechSNAP 264

Thursday April 28th, 2016 01:57:23 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
This week, Chris & allan are both out of town at different shenanigans, but they recorded a sneaky episode for you in which they recap the Target breach, from when the news broke to the lessons learned and everything in between!

One Key to Rule Them All | TechSNAP 263

Thursday April 21st, 2016 06:43:49 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

This week, the FBI says APT6 has pawned the government for the last 5 years, Unaoil: a company that's bribing the world & Researchers find a flaw in the visa database.

All that plus a packed feedback, roundup & more!

rm -rf $ALLTHETHINGS/ | TechSNAP 262

Friday April 15th, 2016 02:37:48 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Find out why everyone's just a little disappointed in Badlock, the bad security that could be connected to the Panama Papers leak & the story of a simple delete command that took out an entire hosting provider.

Plus your batch of networking questions, our answers & a packed round up!

Holding Hospitals Hostage | TechSNAP 261

Thursday April 7th, 2016 04:50:43 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Find out about another hospital that accidentally took advantage of free encryption, researchers turn up a DDoS on the root DNS servers & the password test you never want to take.

Plus your batch of networking questions, our answers & a packed round up!

Pay to Boot | TechSNAP 260

Thursday March 31st, 2016 11:02:42 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

New Ransomware locks your bootloader & makes you pay to boot. Malware with built in DRM? We’ll share the story of this clever hack.

Plus some great questions, our answers, a packed round up & more!

Can You Hack Me Now? | TechSNAP 259

Friday March 25th, 2016 01:51:21 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Verizon Enterprise gets breached & the irony is strong with this one, details on the NPM fiasco & why the SAMSAM is holding up the doctor.

Plus some great questions, a packed round up & much, much more!

Metaphorically Exploited | TechSNAP 258

Friday March 18th, 2016 01:11:02 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The theoretical Android flaw becomes reality, a simple phishing scam hits some major companies & why your PIN has already been leaked.

Plus great questions, our answers, a rocking round up & much, much more!

Fixing the Barn Door | TechSNAP 257

Thursday March 10th, 2016 06:03:18 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We’ll tell you about the real world pirates that hacked a shipping company, the open source libraries from Mars Rover found being used in malware & Microsoft’s solution for that after-hack hangover.

Plus great questions, a packed round up & much more!

Open Server Sadness Layer | TechSNAP 256

Friday March 4th, 2016 01:22:08 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

OpenSSL issues a major security advisory, we break down the important details, then go in depth on the real world impact of these flaws.

Plus some great storage and networking question, a packed round up & much, much more!

Dip the Chip | TechSNAP 255

Friday February 26th, 2016 01:50:01 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

What’s taking the states so long to catch up to the rest of the civilized world and dip the chip? Turns out it's really complicated, we explain. Plus keeping a Hospital secure is much more than following HIPAA, and an analysis of Keybase malware.

Plus great questions, our answers, and much much more!

Weaponized Comic Sans | TechSNAP 254

Friday February 19th, 2016 03:00:47 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

A common vulnerability is impacting Firefox, LibreOffice, and others, the 7 problems with ATM security, and the Enterprise grade protection defeated with a batch script.

Plus some great questions, our answers, a rockin roundup, and much much more!

Cisco's Perfect 10 | TechSNAP 253

Friday February 12th, 2016 01:55:53 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Cisco has a wormable vulnerability in its Firewall appliances, crimeware that allows unlimited ATM withdrawals & the big problem with the Java installer.

Plus great questions, a rocking round up & much, much more!

Hot Norse Potato | TechSNAP 252

Friday February 5th, 2016 02:40:12 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

A new openSSL exploit, cyber security firm Norse implodes & the Windows Hot Potato flaw that’s been around for over a decade.

Plus great questions, our answers, a rockin round up & much, much more!

A Look Back On Feedback | TechSNAP 251

Thursday January 28th, 2016 04:09:42 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
Since Allan is off being fancy at FOSDEM, we decided that now would be a good time to celebrate the audience & feature some of the best feedback we've had over the years!

Lights out Management | TechSNAP 250

Thursday January 21st, 2016 06:09:54 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The bizarre saga of Juniper maybe finally be coming to a conclusion, details about SLOTH, the latest SSL vulnerability that also affects IPSec and SSH & the attack on the Ukrainian power grid made possible by malware.

Plus your questions with a special theme, a rockin roundup & much more!

Internet of Threats | TechSNAP 249

Friday January 15th, 2016 01:02:38 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

A Critical OpenSSH flaw can expose your private keys, a new WiFi spec for IoT devices, that has all the classic issues & Intel’s SkyLake bug.

Plus your feedback, our answers, a rockin’ round up & so much more!


Friday January 8th, 2016 03:22:32 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We break down the Bicycle attack against SSL, the story of Brian Krebs’s PayPal account getting backed & the scoop on the Juniper Saga.

Plus some great questions, our answers, a news breaking round up & much more!

Snappy New Year! | TechSNAP 247

Thursday December 31st, 2015 04:12:56 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We take a look back at some of the big stories of 2015, at least, as we see it.

Plus the round up & more!

Allan's Favorite Things | TechSNAP 246

Thursday December 24th, 2015 05:43:53 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
It’s a collection of Allan’s favorite moments from TechSNAP past. Plus the week’s new stories in the roundup & much more!

Insecurity Appliance | TechSNAP 245

Friday December 18th, 2015 03:48:33 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Meet BOOTTRASH the Malware that executes before your OS does, the hard questions you need to ask when buying a security appliance, Project Zero finds flaws in Fireeye hardware.

Plus some great audience questions, a big round up & much, much more!

Finding Nakamoto | TechSNAP 244

Friday December 11th, 2015 03:59:13 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Bitcoin’s creator has been found again, we’ll cover what the media thinks they’ve figured out & what we really know.

Then, 'In Patches We Trust: Why Security Updates have to get better', a great batch of questions, a huge round up & much more!

SpyFi Barbie | TechSNAP 243

Friday December 4th, 2015 02:49:34 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The US Government is offering free penetration tests, with a catch, we break down the VTech Breakin & the only sure way to protect your credit online.

Plus great questions, a big round up with breaking news & much more!

A Keyboard Walks into a Barcode | TechSNAP...

Thursday November 26th, 2015 04:55:34 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

A research team finds various ways to attack LastPass, how to use a cocktail of current Android exploits to own a device & hacking a point of sale system using poisoned barcodes!

Plus some great questions, our answers, a rockin roundup & much, much more!

Double ROT-13 | TechSNAP 241

Friday November 20th, 2015 01:05:06 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
Encryption & privacy took quite a beating this week in the wake of the Paris attacks. We come to its defense. Your ISP heard you like backdoors, so they put a backdoor in your backdoor, the story of the social RAT & more!

Zero-Days Of Our Lives | TechSNAP 240

Thursday November 12th, 2015 06:18:36 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The first remote administration trojan that targets Android, Linux, Mac and Windows. Joomla and vBulletin have major flaws & tips for protecting your online privacy from some very motivated public figures.

Plus some great questions, a rockin' roundup & much, much more!


Thursday November 5th, 2015 03:50:10 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

CISA provides no solutions, just new excuses. The new Australian smartcard system is a total disaster & why Google’s URLs are so crazy.

Plus some great questions, our answers, a rockin' round up & much, much more!

Certifiable Authority | TechSNAP 238

Thursday October 29th, 2015 10:42:03 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

TalkTalk gets compromised, Hackers make cars safer & Google plays hardball with Symantec.

Plus a great batch of your questions, a rocking round up & much, much more!

A Rip in NTP | TechSNAP 237

Friday October 23rd, 2015 02:33:25 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The OpenZFS summit just wrapped up and Allan shares the exciting new features coming to the file system, researchers warn about flaws in NTP & of course we've got some critical patches.

Plus a great batch of questions, a rockin' round up & much, much more!

National Security Breaking Agency | TechSNAP...

Friday October 16th, 2015 02:14:50 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

How the NSA might be breaking Crypto, fresh zero day exploit against Flash with a twist & Keylogging before computers.

Plus a great batch of your questions, a rocking round-up & much more!

Catching the Angler | TechSNAP 235

Friday October 9th, 2015 02:31:24 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Debug mode exposes sensitive data, Cisco’s Talos group exposes the Angler exploit kit & how a Microsoft exposed Conficker with an egg hunt.

Plus some great feedback, a huge round up & much, much more!

Key Flaw With GPL | TechSNAP 234

Thursday October 1st, 2015 05:38:06 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

D-Link publishes its private code signing keys, exploiting Windows Symbolic Links & why encryption is not sufficient protection.

Plus some great questions, our answers, a rockin roundup & much, much more!

Dukes of Cyber Hazard | TechSNAP 233

Thursday September 24th, 2015 03:16:14 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Let’s Encrypt hits a major milestone, F-Secure publishes their investigation into “The Dukes” & we dig into Tarsnap’s email confirmation bypass.

Plus a great batch of your questions, a rocking round up & much, much more!


Thursday September 17th, 2015 07:31:08 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

How Groupon made the switch to FreeBSD & why. Researches extract keys from a hardware module & Intel’s new CPU backed malware protection.

Plus your questions, a great roundup & more!

Leaky RSA Keys | TechSNAP 231

Thursday September 10th, 2015 01:04:45 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Red Hat highlights how leaky many open source RSA implementations are, Netflix releases Sleepy Puppy & the Mac is definitely under attack.

Plus some quick feedback, a rockin' roundup & much, much more!

Trojan Family Ties | TechSNAP 230

Thursday September 3rd, 2015 02:37:08 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Rooting your Android device might be more dangerous than you realize, why the insurance industry will take over InfoSec & the NSA prepares for Quantum encryption.

Plus some great questions, a fantastic roundup & more!

Extortion Startups | TechSNAP 229

Friday August 28th, 2015 03:23:38 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The real fallout from the Ashley Madison hack gets personal. The Android StageFright patch that doesn’t cover all of the holes, and turning a KVM into a spying appliance.

Plus a great batch of questions, our answers, and a rocking round up.

All that and a heck of a lot more on this week’s TechSNAP!


Thursday August 20th, 2015 05:02:59 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Lenovo & HP are caught injecting malware even after you format the drive, Ubiquiti Networks is socially engineered out of 46 million & are we entering the era of Security Research Prohibition? We debate.

Plus a great batch of your questions, our answers, a rocking round up & much much more!

Oracle's EULAgy #oraclefanfic | TechSNAP...

Thursday August 13th, 2015 10:45:08 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Oracle really doesn’t want you to reverse engineer their products but they may have just released the Kraken, we’ll explain.

A massive drop of 35 fixes in one day, great feedback and follow up, a rockin roundup & much, much more!

Solving the Flash Plague | TechSNAP 226

Friday August 7th, 2015 03:36:02 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Adobe is making changes to Flash to mitigate 0day exploits, with help from Google. Chrysler recalls 1.4M vehicles due to a software flaw, we go inside the “Business Club” cyber crime gang.

Plus a great batch of questions, the roundup & more!

SourceForge's Downfall | TechSNAP 225

Friday July 31st, 2015 01:06:29 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

SourceForge sees downtime, and we examine their infrastructure, a new pervasive hackgroup has been exposed and their track record is fascinating.

Plus a Hacking Team Round up, a wide variety of audience questions, our answers & much, much more!

Butterflies & Backronyms | TechSNAP 224

Thursday July 23rd, 2015 05:46:09 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The Backronym vulnerability hits MySQL right in the SSL protection, we’ll share the details. The hacker Group that hit Apple & Microsoft intensifies their attacks & a survey shows many core Linux tools are at risk.

Plus some great questions, a rockin' roundup & much much more!

A Bias to Insecurity | TechSNAP 223

Thursday July 16th, 2015 11:56:36 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The Hacking Team fallout continues with more zero day patches you need to install, a new attack against RC4 might finally kill it & how to save yourself from a DDoS attack.

Plus a great batch of your questions, our answers & much, much more!

ZFS does not prevent Stupidity | TechSNAP...

Friday July 10th, 2015 12:49:05 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

From hacking to hacked, hacking team gets owned & what gets leaked is the best part, we’ll share the details.

Plus, a new OpenSSL vulnerability revealed, Apple tweaks their two factor authentication.. Your questions, our answers & much much more!

Ripping me a new Protocol | TechSNAP 221

Friday July 3rd, 2015 03:07:34 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Amazon has a new TLS implementation & the details look great, we’ll share them with you. The technology that powers the NSA’s XKEYSCORE you could have deployed yourself.

Some fantastic questions, a big round up & much, much more!

Homeland Insecurity | TechSNAP 220

Friday June 26th, 2015 02:04:51 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
Google’s datacenter secrets are finally being revealed & we’ll share the best bits. Why The US Government is in no position to teach anyone about Cyber Security, how you can still get hacked offline, A batch of great questions, a huge round up & much, much more!

OPM Data too Valuable to Sell | TechSNAP...

Friday June 19th, 2015 02:07:03 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Kaspersky labs has been hacked, we’ll tell you why it looks like a nation state was the attacker, why OPM data is too valuable sell & the real situation with LastPass.

Plus some great questions, our answers & a rocking round up.

All that and much, much more on this week’s TechSNAP!

Hacking Henchmen for Hire | TechSNAP 218

Thursday June 11th, 2015 06:21:17 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

This week, how hard lessons learned in 1982 could be apply to 2015’s security breaches, hacking for hire goes big & a savage sentient car that needs better programming.

Plus some fantastic questions, a rocking round-up & much more!


Friday June 5th, 2015 01:41:00 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The sad state of SMTP encryption, a new huge round of flaws has been found in consumer routers & the reviews of Intel’s new Broadwell desktop processors are in!

Plus some great questions, a huge round-up & much, much more!

Spy vs MSpy | TechSNAP 216

Thursday May 28th, 2015 04:36:09 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Spyware creator mSpy hacked, find out why this breach is particularly egregious, what’s wrong with pcap & why RSA’s death has been greatly exaggerated.

Plus a great batch of questions, a rocking round up & much, much more!

EXTenuating Circumstances | TechSNAP 215

Thursday May 21st, 2015 11:51:14 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Researches have uncovered a weakness in almost all Internet encryption. We’ll explain what LogJam is, how to protect yourself & what the cause is.

Linux gets bit by a filesystem corruption bug, passport id thieves, a great batch of questions & much, much more!

Venomous Floppy Legacy | TechSNAP 214

Friday May 15th, 2015 02:49:36 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We explain the Venom vulnerability, what the impact is & the steps major providers are taking to protect themselves.

Plus strategies to mitigate Cyber Intrusions, a truly genius spammer, great questions, a huge round up & more!

Blame as a Service | TechSNAP 213

Friday May 8th, 2015 01:44:46 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Why a stolen healthcare record is harder to track than you might think, Security pros name their must have tools & blame as a service, the new Cybersecurity hot product.

Plus great questions, a huge Round Up & much, much more!

Dormant Docker Disasters | TechSNAP 212

Thursday April 30th, 2015 06:34:40 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The man who broke the music business, the major downsides to the container culture & yes, they really are trying to sell you Security Snake Oil.

Plus your great questions, our answers & much, much more!

The French Disconnection | TechSNAP 211

Friday April 24th, 2015 09:16:20 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

What’s really the key to detecting a breach before its become much too late? We’ll share some key insights, plus a technical breakdown of China’s great cannon & the new New French Surveillance Law that should be a warning to us all.

Plus a great round up, fantastic questions, our answers & much, much more!

SMBTrapped in Microsoft | TechSNAP 210

Friday April 17th, 2015 03:02:24 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Researches find an 18 year old bug in Windows thats rather nasty, we’ve got the details. A new perspective on the bug bounty arms race & the security impact of Wifi on a plane.

Plus great feedback, a bursting round up & much much more!


Friday April 10th, 2015 03:58:15 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Is it possible to make a truly private phone call anymore? The answer might surprise you. Cisco and Level 3 battle a huge SSH botnet & how to Build a successful Information Security career.

Plus a great batch of your questions, a rocking round up, and much, much more!

Any Cert Will Do | TechSNAP 208

Friday April 3rd, 2015 12:52:33 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Why boring technology might be the better choice, Google revokes & China chokes, why you want to create an account at before crooks do it for you.

Plus your great IT questions, a rocking round up & much, much more!

Lunch Lady Lockdown | TechSNAP 207

Friday March 27th, 2015 02:39:15 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Reverse Engineering Incentives to Improve Security. New Jersey school district computers held for ransom & the flash bug that lives on from 2011 with a twist!

Plus some great networking questions, drone powered Internet & more!

Two Factor Falsification | TechSNAP 206

Friday March 20th, 2015 03:00:19 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Microsoft takes 4 years to fix a nasty bug, how to bypass 2 factor authentication in the popular ‘Authy’ app.

Hijacking a domain with photoshop, hardware vs software RAID revisited, tons of great questions, our answers & much much more!

An Uber Mess | TechSNAP 205

Thursday March 12th, 2015 04:54:48 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Using encryption is a good thing, but its just the start, we’ll explain. Plus how one developer totally owned the Uber app.

Then it’s a great batch of your questions & our answers!

Ghost of Crypto Past | TechSNAP 204

Friday March 6th, 2015 01:53:54 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We’ll break down the technical baggage that led to the new FREAK SSL flaw & the security ramifications of top executives using personal email accounts…

Plus why just need to stop hiding file extensions. Plus some great feedback & much, much more!

TurboHax | TechSNAP 203

Friday February 27th, 2015 05:13:34 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Lenovo & Google are victims of DNS hijacking, we’ll share the details, Everyone wants you to secure your data, just not from them & how Turbotax profits from Cyber tax fraud!

Plus a great batch of your questions, a fantastic round up & much, much more!

SuperFishy Mistake | TechSNAP 202

Friday February 20th, 2015 01:27:57 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Lenovo PCs ship with man-in-the-middle adware that breaks HTTPS connections, we’ll break down how this is possible, the danger that still exists & more.

Plus the story of a billion dollar cyber heist anyone could pull off, the Equation group, your questions, our answers & much much more!

Group Problemcy | TechSNAP 201

Friday February 13th, 2015 03:06:45 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

A 20 year old design flaw in Windows has just been patched & it requires some major re-working of the software. Attackers compromise & why Facebook’s new ThreatExchange platform could be a great idea.

Plus a great batch of feedback, our answers & much much more!

Your TechSNAP Story | TechSNAP 200

Friday February 6th, 2015 03:49:31 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

A new major security breach at a large health insurance firm could expose 10s of millions, a phone phishing scam anyone could fall for & we celebrate our 200th episode with your TechSNAP stories.

Then its a storage spectacular Q&A & much, much more!

Internet of Problems | TechSNAP 199

Friday January 30th, 2015 02:54:21 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

The internet of dangerous things is arriving but what about taking care of the devices we already have? We’ll discuss!

Plus details on critical updates from Adobe, the surprising number of Gas Stations vulnerable to exploitation via the internet, your questions, our answers & much, much more!

Dude Where's My Card? | TechSNAP 198

Friday January 23rd, 2015 05:15:57 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Adobe has a bad week, with exploits in the wild & no patch. We’ll share the details. Had your credit card stolen? We’ll tell you how.

Plus the harsh reality for IT departments, a great batch of questions, our answers & much much more!

Patch and Notify | TechSNAP 197

Friday January 16th, 2015 06:25:17 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

Been putting off that patch? This week we’ll cover how an out of date Joomla install led to a massive breach, Microsoft and Google spar over patch disclosures & picking the right security question...

Plus a great batch of your feedback, a rocking round up & much, much more!

Sony’s Hard Lessons | TechSNAP 196

Friday January 9th, 2015 03:44:23 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We reflect on the lessons learned from the Sony Hack & discuss some of the tools used to own their network.

Plus a overview of what makes up a filesystem, a run down of the Bacula backup system & much more!


Thursday January 1st, 2015 07:53:12 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We go inside the epic takedown of SpamHaus, then we break down why CloudFlare’s Flexible SSL is the opposite of security.

Followed by a great batch of questions, our answers & much much more!

Best Of TechSNAP 2014 | TechSNAP 194

Thursday December 25th, 2014 09:38:06 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)
We look back at this year in TechSNAP. Allan shares his war stories, TrueCrypt shuts down, Heartbleed happens & more!

Don’t Fire IT | TechSNAP 193

Friday December 19th, 2014 02:53:22 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

More and more data breaches are leading to blackmail but the stats don’t tell the whole story. We’ll explain.

Plus the latest in the Sony hack, and the wider reaction. Plus a great batch of emails & much, much more!

Signed by Sony | TechSNAP 192

Friday December 12th, 2014 02:51:36 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

If we could rebuild the Internet from scratch, what would we change? It’s more than just a thought experiment. We’ll share the details about real world research being done today!

Plus we dig through the Sony hack, answer a ton of great question & a rocking roundup!

Celebrity Bugs | TechSNAP 191

Friday December 5th, 2014 04:57:49 AM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

2014 has been the year of the celebrity bugs, we take a look at the new trend of giving security vulnerabilities names & logos & ask who it truly benefits.

Plus practical way to protect yourself from ATM Skimmers, how they work & much more!

Tor Vibrations | TechSNAP 190

Thursday November 27th, 2014 07:54:54 PM [email protected] (Jupiter Broadcasting)

We’ll tell you about the VMware flaw so bad, the solution is to just turn the service off & we now have more details on a major Windows flaw.

Plus new research discovers that up to 81% of Tor users could be de-anonymized, a great batch of your networking questions & much, much more!


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